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before unloading, that's supposed to expedite things and the obama administration has issued a temporary blanket waiver on the jones act which will allow additional oil tankers coming from the gulf of mexico to enter the ports up here. recall this was a big deal during katrina. the jones act requires all vessels carrying products between u.s. ports to fly under the u.s. flag, be built in the u.s., and be crude mostly be u.s. citizens the fact they're waiving that will hopefully expedite more fuel in here. what are they doing on the ground? trying to get the power to restored to gas stations that don't have power. you can't pump gas if you don't have power. power is restored to the terminals to get the fuel, of course, on to the trucks. that's a priority. now, there are trucks moving and there is gas here. the issue are those other two issues really kind of slowing things down and then by the way, we still have some of these huge massive refineries taken off-line trying to get them up and running but that could be a while as well. this part of the country consumes more oil, more gas, than
months and really aggressive actions by the obama administration in their first year. we're ahead of what you would think a typical financial crisis would bring. we've handled it better than europe has, and yet, i still think policymakers missed some of the rhinehart rowgof lessons and a little too optimistic about how much help the economy needed in 2010 and '11 and even into this year. >> and david, one of the things that i was talking about earlier with charlie cook, our own analysis and his, that the next congress is going to be much more hyper partisan, just based on who is not running and who is running and who won primaries in largely, you know, republican districts and blue dogs retiring or getting defeated and that this hyper partisan congress of mostly newcomers will be there three years or less, are less likely to go along with the traditional arguments of the business leaders, jamie dimon and others, saying you have to do something about the fiscal cliff. this is more like tarp one when we look at the debt ceiling and some of the other things. depending on who is elected presi
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